Day Trip to the Sagano Romantic Train and the Hozugawa River Boat Ride

Day Trip to the Sagano Romantic Train and the Hozugawa River Boat Ride
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$132.18
Duration: 10 hours
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Spectacular Kyoto autumn scenery awaits on this day trip kicking off with a relaxing boat ride down the Hozugawa River to view the impressive ravine before climbing aboard the charming Sagano Romantic Train and traveling through the mountains. Lunch will be served in between at Arashiyama with a chance to explore the popular district afterwards.

The tour starts off at Kameoka where you will enjoy a spectacular 1.5~2 hour boat ride down the Hozu River. Two boatment will steer you down the winding river safely navigating the torrents and deep pools as you sit back and take in the marvellous ravine bursting in autumnal colors.

After the 16km journey, you will arrive in Arashiyama, the popular district on the outskirts of Kyoto, for a buffet lunch. With bellies full, enjoy exploring Arashiyama on foot for around an hour - Togetsu-kyo Bridge, bamboo forest, wandering through the streets full of shops, cafes and restaurants and visiting the historic temples and shrines are just a few ideas of how to spend the time.

Next, make your way to Torokko Saga station on foot where you will hop on the Sagano Romantic Train which runs along the Hozu River. Take in the magnificent autumn scenery as the train snakes its way through the mountains.

Upon arrival at Kameoka Torokko Station, board the bus as it takes you to Mameya Kurobe, a famous souvenir shop selling confectionery and other food only available in Kyoto.

With the tour concluded, retun to the bus heading back to Osaka. The approximate arrival time is between 18:30~19:30.

Spectacular Kyoto autumn scenery awaits on this day trip kicking off with a relaxing boat ride down the Hozugawa River to view the impressive ravine before climbing aboard the charming Sagano Romantic Train and traveling through the mountains. Lunch will be served in between at Arashiyama with a chance to explore the popular district afterwards.